Year: 2006

Sampling the Soil

We took the opportunity of the nice weather to go out and collect soil samples from our fields today. Soil testing is at the heart of of our strategy to build healthy soil where our plants can thrive. When plants grow in healthy soil they are better equipped to fend off pests and disease. In Read More …

Still Harvesting!

Hakurei Turnips still fresh and heathy!Thanks to Johnnys Selected Seeds for donating all our seeds in 2006! I am happy to report that our team of growers has proven that we are able to extend our growing season beyond Thanksgiving this year! The crew has been harvesting chard, turnips, kale, beets and arugula all this Read More …

Last Extended Season Harvest #4

We have been working hard to get our garlic planted. This photo shows our crew hand planting some of the 275 pounds of seed garlic (cloves of the larger garlic bulbs get planted). We are expanding our garlic patch so that we can meet the increased demand for high quality garlic- and this is a Read More …

Extended Week #2

Oh, a glorious Halloween Day to harvest vegetables for you! Here’s what you got: Turnips-purple topRadishes-Easter EggBeets-Chioggia/Red AceKohlrabi-PurpleChard-Fordhook/Bright LightsKale-Red RussianArugulaTomatoesGreen TomatoesCeleriacGarlicPotatoesWinter Squash -adrienne

Extended Week #1!!

Here it is, the first Extended Season pickup. It is most definitely fall today. Here’s what’s coming for this week’s pickup:TurnipsBeetsRadishesKohlrabiCeleriacChardGarlicWinter Squash (2)PotatoesTomatoesGreen TomatoesArugulaBraising Mix Enjoy!!-adrienne

Week 18: The Last Regular Season Pick up!

We’ve got a bounty for you!GarlicPeppersHot PeppersChardBraising MixArugulaSalad MixPotatoesTomatoesGreen TomatoesEggplantCarrotsRadishesTurnipsWinter Squash (4) The PYO is still continuing strong. Get out there and grab some basil before it freezes! Plus, the cosomos are gorgeous.Also, the potluck is still on. Saturday from 11-1pm. Hope to see you there!-adrienne

17th Harvest Week

Braising MixSalad MixArugulaPeppersChardGarlicTurnips (Hakurei)Beets (Red Ace)Some end of season tomatoesGreen TomatoesWinter SquashHot PeppersPotatoesEggplant In the pick your own:Get your basil for making pesto now! Our first light frost will kill the basil. There is an abundance of basil both purple and green basil make great pesto.Please look for small quantities of parsley, dill and cilantro Read More …

Week 16

Winter Squash Harvest Here’s what we have for this week’s delivery: Braising MixArugulaPeppersKale/ChardGarlicRadishesGreen TomatoesRed TomatoesWinter Squash Winter squash and tomatoes?! Enjoy!-adrienne

14th CSA Harvest and Dinner Report

This week we are harvesting:Braising greensChardTomatoesPotatoesEggplantGarlicOkrahot peppersand possibly a few other things too.There is still pleanthy of basil and flowers in the PYO I will update this later with a report on the Annual Dinner and Silent Auction. In short, we had about 170 people here for the dinner and preliminary results sho that we Read More …

13th CSA Harvest

This weeks harvest has been very similar to the past few weeks with no real changes to the variety of vegetables. We have been busy getting the fall garden ready and planing for our Annual Supper and Silent Auction that takes place on Saturday Septemeber 9th. We will update this page with Silent Auction details Read More …

12th CSA Harvest – Pears – Auction update

This week we are harvesting:a few Red Tomatoesmore Heirloom TomatoesCherry tomatoesPeppersEggplantOkraSummer SquashGarlicThe Wednesday group will be receiving chard and the Saturday group will receive chard next week due to the lack of rain.And in the pick your own you can still find plenty of fresh herbs, hot peppers and flowers to cut. Next week we Read More …